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Articles from the January 24, 2018 edition

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 By Jack H. Smith    News    January 24, 2018

Resolution to terminate buy/sell fails

A resolution to terminate the buy/sell agreement for the purchase of the Whitehall Ambulance Barn was voted down at a Town Council meeting last week. Resolution 2018-1, which would have terminated the buy/sell agreement with Cory Tebay of Western...

 

Record number attend pool tournament

It was a record setting weekend at the 16th annual Cori Bishop, Dave McLaughlin, Steve Dyson Memorial Pool Tournament. The tournament had a total of 60 teams in 2018, beating the previous record of...

 

Wagner raising money for trip

A Whitehall eighth-grader will get the experience of a lifetime later this year when he travels to play basketball in the United Kingdom. Brendan Wagner has been selected to take part in the International NBC Tour and will travel overseas for 11 days...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    January 24, 2018

3 board seats opening

Candidates interested in a spot on the Whitehall High School Board of Trustees must submit a Declaration of Intent and Oath of Candidacy on or prior to Thursday, March 29, 2018. Two-three years terms are open in Whitehall School District 4 & 47, and...

 

Grants a boon to Jefferson County

A recent announcement from Governor Steve Bullock had some positive news for Jefferson County. Three county organizations were among the recipients of $750,000 in grants to develop and enhance tourism and recreation in 27 Montana communities across...

 

Whitehall Chamber receives grant from state of Montana

The Whitehall Chamber of Commerce recently received huge news when they were informed of a grant from the state of Montana. The chamber will receive a $5,720.50 grant from the Office of Tourism and Business Development. According to former Chamber...

 

EDITORIAL: Country Store continues to give back

Each and every year, the Whitehall Country Store does an incredible job giving back to the local community. In last week’s edition of the Whitehall Ledger there was an article about the Country Store announcing they would be giving five...

 

Column: Stop eating detergent

A few weeks ago, I wrote a column that discussed the dangers of teenagers completing challenges they found out about on social media. It wasn’t more than a week after I wrote about this topic that the national media started reporting about a...

 

Dustin Lee Bakke

Dustin Lee Bakke, 35, of Helena Mt, passed away on January 9, 2018 in Helena. Dustin was born in Bozeman to Anna and Ben Bakke on September 10, 1982. He attended Manhattan, Cardwell and Whitehall Schools. He was engaged to Tara Gamble his love. He...

 

Huntley C. Brumfield

Huntley C. Brumfield was born August 29, 1930 to Ambrose & Martha Brumfield in Columbus, MT. He attended Reedpoint School & served in the Army. Huntley spent his career working for Mountain Bell in Eastern MT & Billings. Upon retirement, he lived in...

 

Trojans pickup fifth straight victory

Going into last week, the Whitehall High School boys basketball team knew they would face a daunting task with road matchups at Anaconda and Jefferson High School. The Trojans met the challenge head...

 
 By Karen Wandel    News    January 24, 2018

Flu Season Hits Jefferson County

The influenza season is upon us. According to Montana Department of Health and Human Services (DPHHS), influenza is widespread right now in Montana and most of the US. Over 300 Montanans have been hospitalized this flu season and 18 deaths have been...

 

Wrestlers finish 4th

Despite being shorthanded, the Whitehall High School wrestling team was still able to put up a strong showing at last week's Class B/C Duals at Great Falls Central. The Trojans finished the in fourth out of 17 teams at the one-day tournament....

 

Lady Trojans lose close road battle

The Whitehall High School basketball team will once again be on the road this week with conference matchups Friday against Big Timber and Saturday against top ranked Three Forks.. In action last...

 

Donald James Bowman

Donald James Bowman died peacefully in his home January 25th, 2018 at the age of 78. Donald was born in Cameron Missouri in 1939. He was the son of Donald and Helen Bowman. He met the love of his life Nancy Crenshaw at Graceland College and was... Full story

 

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